Business and Residence Broken Into

  The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a business and a residence being broken into on Sunday, Aug. 12.  Although both were reported on the aforementioned date, the break-in at the residence could have happened anytime between 10:00 on the evening of Aug. 10 to almost midnight on the 12th.  According to […]

Break-in on Bobwhite Lane

  The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a break-in at a residence on Bobwhite Lane, Aug. 8.  According to an ECSO incident report on the matter, the victim noticed that his home and his shop had been broken into when he arrived at the scene to find drop cords running from his shop […]

Complaint of Property Damage Due to Hwy 25 Construction

Complaint of Property Damage Due to Hwy 25 Construction

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s was contacted by a resident of the 1300 block of Bettis Academy Road in Trenton, July 26, to report property damage that is occurring to her property as a result of the construction on Hwy 25. According to the report, since the closure of Bettis Academy Road at Hwy 25 by the […]

Car Break-in on Casalina Drive

Car Break-in on Casalina Drive

A car was reported broken into to the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, July 25. According to an ECSO report, a resident of Casalina Drive in the North Augusta area of Edgefield County noticed her driver’s side door open to her vehicle when she got ready to take it to work. She then discovered that the Smith & […]

Stolen Vehicle Recovered

Stolen Vehicle Recovered

Stolen Vehicle Recovered The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office recovered a vehicle estimated to be worth $50,000 last week that was reported stolen by the Clinton Police Department in Clinton, SC.  According to an ECSO report on the matter, the Clinton PD notified the ECSO that the OnStar in the stolen vehicle had tracked it to […]

Arrest Made for Recent Multiple Break-ins

Arrest Made for Recent Multiple Break-ins

Edgefield Police Chief Ronnie Carter confirmed to the Advertiser that an arrest has been made in the recent multiple break-ins that have occurred in Edgefield, seven of which happened Friday morning Jan. 5 and another around 4 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 6.  Jarvis Reynolds, 25, of Gary Hill Road, has been arrested and is being charges […]

Four Teens + 22 Year Old Arrested for Death of Ward Man

Four Teens + 22 Year Old Arrested for Death of Ward Man

Four teenagers and a 22 year old have now been arrested in connection with the Sept. 30 death of 35 year old Makenzie L. Williamson of Ward.  According to broadcast media outlet WJBF in Augusta, Kartel Smith, 19; Larry Thomas, 18; Erik Albany, 17; Aimen Elroy Stewart, 22, all charged as adults; and a 15 […]

Crime beat — Oct 3rd, 2017

Crime beat — Oct 3rd, 2017

Another Generator Stolen The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office received a report of another stolen generator Sept. 24.  According to the ECSO report, after returning home from being out of town, a resident of Short Cut Road in North Augusta (Edgefield County) discovered her generator, which was kept in her garage, was missing.  The gas Champion […]

Crime beat — Sept 18th, 2017

Crime beat — Sept 18th, 2017

ECSO Employee Injured by Inmate An employee with the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office was injured by an inmate, Sept. 3.  According to the ECSO report on the incident, the employee was injured when she went to assist in preparing a female prisoner for transport to the hospital due to a possible seizure.  The report states […]

Riot at Trenton Prison

Riot at Trenton Prison

TRENTON SC (Thurs. June 15 a.m.) A riot occurred in the overnight hours at the Trenton Correctional Institute that resulted in the injury of two corrections officers.  According to reports, the riot started when officers of the institute attempted to take a contraband cell phone from an inmate.  Other inmates became involved, and the officers […]

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